petroleum engineering degree

Going into a career in petroleum engineering gives students the opportunity to learn the area-specific information needed to kick-start their career in the field. With many schools now offering online learning options, students are now able to earn these important credentials with the flexibility needed to maintain their current time obligations.

We’ve created this list of the top petroleum engineering programs for 2018 to help students find the best learning options that offer online learning.

Annual Salary & Job Growth for Petroleum Engineering Degree Holders

CAREER NATIONAL JOB GROWTH (2014-2024) NATIONAL MEDIAN ANNUAL SALARY (2014) MINIMUM EDUCATION
Petroleum Engineer 10% $130,050 Bachelor’s degree
Geoscientist 10% $89,910 Bachelor’s degree
Industrial Engineer 1% $81,490 Bachelor’s degree
Materials Engineer 1% $87,690 Bachelor’s degree
Geological Engineer 6% $90,160 Bachelor’s degree

Earning an online petroleum engineering degree opens doors to many opportunities in the field. Here is an example of what a life in petroleum engineering could look like, including major career and academic achievements.

petroleum engineering


Chemical/Petroleum Engineering

Petroleum Engineering in Nigeria is big deal because Nigeria is blessed with vast array of oil deposit as such, oil becomes her largest exporting product. Chemical/Petroleum Engineering is the highest paid job in Nigeria currently as majority of the companies that ask for their service are those that pay heavily – the oil companies. The course offers heavy pay with good allowances and house allowance, car allowance and many others.

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